Sylvie Testud is a French actress. She’s also a filmmaker. She’s been acting since the early 1990s. Later in 1998, she received a César Award nomination for Most Promising Actress for her role in Karnaval. Two years later, her work in the film Murderous Maids earned her a César Award-Most Promising Actress. She became further known for her work in the French cinema in the 2000s. During this period, she won her first César Award for Best Actress courtesy of her performance in the movie Fear and Trembling. Her role in 2007’s La Vie en rose also gained her critical praise. Testud then portrayed Françoise Sagan in the movie Sagan, for which her acting was acclaimed. More recently, she starred in the British-American film Final Portrait, as well as appeared in the 2018 movie Suspiria.